Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.12 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased RCL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current
stock price of $34.84, the dividend yield is 1.38%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $34.84,
representing a -2.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.67 and
a 57.5% increase over the 52 week low of $22.12.
RCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Carnival Plc ADS (
) and Carnival Corporation (
). RCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.04. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -29.17%, compared to an
industry average of 21.7%.
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